Scott grew up here in Mercury Bay, on the Coromandel Peninsula. He lived in Auckland for a few years where he became involved in the motor vehicle industry in early 2001 selling cars. In 2005 he transferred to Toyota NZ in the city until 2013 and then moved to their Thames branch. While in the motor vehicle industry he gained a good knowledge of sales, logistics, installations, and carried out repairs such as paint touch ups and polishing.
He started in the marine industry when he joined us in 2017. He does everything from sanding, filling, removing & refitting anodes, scoops & other fittings, as well as masking boats for both antifoul and topcoats. He sprays most of our antifouling on hulls and sternlegs. Plus he grinds running gear and does most of the Propspeed applications for our company.
Scott will be starting a Marine Exterior Painting apprenticeship with us in early 2022 to gain extra knowledge and qualifications to add to his certificates in Business Management, plus Competitive Systems & Practices, both gained while with Toyota.
Growing up with the beach at his doorstep, Scott has always been interested in the ocean & boats & became a PADI trained Rescue Diver as a result.
Scott married his wife, Yolanda, in September 2000. They have 3 young girls, Arielle, Evana and Inara.